Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Janette Kausen

Creative Bliss

Simon Says Stamp DieCember Release

by | Nov 30, 2020 | 3 Dimensional, Backgrounds, Blog, Copic Markers, Happy Thoughts, Heat Embossing, Ink Blending, Simon Says Stamp

Hello and welcome to the Simon Says Stamp DieCember Release! Can you believe that it is only 25 days until Christmas? 2020 is just keeping my on my toes the whole year through! Simon’s DieCember Release is all about, you guessed it, dies. There are so many awesome dies! I has to do a bit of shopping for myself…. I’m thinking they’ll look perfect under the tree!

Find a few of my favorite products below and the full release HERE.

The project I am sharing features the Sunflower Petals die set. I’ve paired it with items from a past release, the Peace dies and Old Letter cling stamp (an all time favorite!). I can see the “Sunflower” Petals dies made up in traditional holiday colors, spring, definitely summer and absolutely fall! Can you imagine layering the petals to look like a dinner plate dahlia?!?! Oh my goodness, I cannot wait to get back to the craft room! Stamps and dies are far too expensive to be single use. The more ideas and versatility, the better!

New Release Favorites

Recreate this project by ink blending an A2 (4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″) Smooth Bristol panel with Distress Oxide Inks in Chipped Sapphire, Blueprint Sketch and Peacock Feathers. Darkest around the outside to a light glow in the center. Overlap colors to create a smooth transition. Once panel is completely dry ( if you are in a rush, zap it with your heat tool), White Detail heat emboss Old Letter Trim panel down a smidge to allow for a white border. Adhere blended and embossed panel, popped up, onto white folded card base.

Find a full supply list HERE.

Die cut Sunflower Petals from any white Copic friendly paper. I used Smooth Bristol since that is what I already had out. Color petals with Copic markers in R30, R32 and R43. The darkest shade, R43 is at each end of the petal, then R32 and R30 for the center. Bend each petal with a gentle curve just using a finger and adhere to white sunflower center base. Then adhere the decorative center piece over top, popped up with foam tape. Adhere a full, half and quarter flower to blended panel. Then die cut Peace from Gold Glitter cardstock, and its background from white. Adhere popped in place over Sunflower. Then trim and adhere the Sentiment Strip tucked below.

Copic Colors:

Petals: R30, R32, R43

 

Thank you for taking your time with me today. Head to Simon to find more of their awesome release or to their DieCember Gallery for more inspiration! Wishing you warmth, wellness, and happy crafting!

xo, Janette

Project Supplies

I’ll always do my best to link you to shops with products in stock. As you know, inventory levels are always fluctuating and therefore may not be available. Please use the retailer notification buttons to let them know you want more!

Simon Says Stamp SUNFLOWER PETALS...
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CZ Design PEACE Wafer Dies czd110...
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Simon Says Cling Stamp OLD LETTER...
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Simon Says Stamp SENTIMENT STRIPS...
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad...
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad...
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Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Ink Pad...
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Hero Arts CLEAR EMBOSSING AND...
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Hero Arts EMBOSS WHITE DETAIL...
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Copic Sketch Markers - Carpe Diem...
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Concord & 9th NEUTRALS GLITTER 6x6...
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Strathmore BRISTOL SMOOTH 9 x 12...
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Simon Says Stamp WHITE A2 SIDE FOLD...
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Hero Arts PRECISION GLUE GW101
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Therm O Web Gina K Designs WHITE Foam...
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NEW 2020 Wagner Precision Heat Tool...
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MISTI PRECISION STAMPER VERSION 2.0...
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DieCember
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Simon Says Stamp PAPER HUGS Wafer Die...
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Simon Says Stamp SNEAKY KITTIES Wafer...
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Simon Says Stamp HANG IN THERE Wafer...
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Simon Says Stamp SIMPLE STEM Wafer...
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Simon Says Stamp SLIMLINE ENVELOPE...
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Simon Says Stamp DAINTY SNOWFLAKE...
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